Nebraska Sunrise Cocktail – Dorothy Lynch Recipe

Orange cocktail with tomatoes and basil

We featured the sweet and spicy flavors flavors of Dorothy Lynch, pineapple, tequila and mezcal to create this unusual, delicious cocktail!     We love a good challenge, and when we were asked to work with a classic Nebraska flavor, we couldn’t pass up the chance to play around with something sweet, tangy, and foundRead more

Apple Cider Margarita – Fall Margarita

Cocktail in rocks glass wtih rosemary sprig and salt rim

This fall margarita is a great flavor combo of spicy triple sec and apple cider!     We wanted to make a margarita for fall, and we wanted to make sure to have some of the flavors that are relevant in autumn! In our cocktail garden, we have an abundance of rosemary, and we knowRead more

The Cargo Cult – A Mezcal Tiki Cocktail

Coffee, Coffee Bean, Coffee Liqueur, Banana Liqueur, pineapple juice, coconut cream, mezcal, cocktail, Tiki Cocktail, Tropical Flavors, tiki mug

A Coffee and Banana Tiki Cocktail that’s a great combo of tropical flavors!     This summer has been crazy season, with lots of overtime at work and not nearly enough cocktail blogging! All that extra work means a whole bunch of time dreaming about vacations to far away destinations like someplace with a beachRead more

A Mexican Mint Julep – A Mezcal Cocktail

The Mexican Mint Julep is a mezcal cocktail served in a rocks glass and topped with jalepeno and fresh mint.

In the spirit of both Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby, here is a Mexican mint julep cocktail to celebrate them together!     So what do you do when two celebrations fall on the same day? In the spring there aren’t a whole lot of holidays or events that call for big celebrations,Read more

The Rambler’s Ruby – A Tiki Cocktail

Close up of a pair of tiki glasses filled with The Rambler's Ruby, a tiki cocktail garnished with brandied cherries and a bruleed grapefruit.

A fabulous Tiki drink with gin and mezcal Cocktail, that takes away the winter doldrums!       When you hear the word Tiki, you typically think of being served a sweet rum soaked cocktail full of fruit (and we love those!) but as more folks explore the world of Tiki, all kinds of drinksRead more

Strawberry Paloma Cocktail Recipe

Strawberry Paloma - A Tequila Cocktail

A twist on the classic Paloma cocktail recipe, we added some strawberry flavor to this Strawberry Paloma!       While all the craze on the days leading up to Cinco de Mayo was about margaritas, we were drinking another great Mexican cocktail the Paloma. We needed a good drink for the weekend festivities andRead more

Where the Sea Meets the Sky – Simple Tequila Drinks

Where The Sea Meets the Sky - A Blue Nectrar Tequila Cocktail

Great, light simple tequila drinks, perfect for anytime of the year!       One of the cool perks of being a cocktail blogger is getting the chance to try out lots of other spirits than the old sorts that we are all familiar with from our days drinking in college. One spirit that weRead more

The Piña de Fuego – Tequila Drink Recipes

A Spicy tequila and pineapple cocktail! One of our best tequila drinks packs a punch!     When the calendar rolls around to the end of April, it never fails that our social media feed fills up with lots of pictures and recipes of margarita. These are to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. While we loveRead more